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Old 06-23-2016, 01:24 PM   #1
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Unhappy I lost someone irreplaceable.

My S.O. passed away on Sunday June 19. It's too hard to say much else; although she and I were never married I feel like a widower.

I still intend to finish the Skunky Bus and name her the Linda Lee - after my lady.
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Old 06-23-2016, 01:35 PM   #2
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I lost my partner many years ago... However one thing is for sure.. he is always with me... no matter what i do... so she will be right there riding shotgun in the bus with you... ALWAYS!! even when yopu dont realize it.... never forget that... and YES finish your project and travel on.... I always wanted a school bus since I was out of high school... many years ago my partner said "one day we will go get a school bus and ride it all over the place together... "... and you know what? I feel him sitting right behind the pole when I drive my current bus... and yeah its right..!! so let her live on with you as she always will!! never forget that!..

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Old 06-23-2016, 01:46 PM   #3
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I believe marriage is a state of mind not a piece of paper.

Very sorry for your losses.
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Old 06-23-2016, 02:23 PM   #4
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So very sorry for your loss, man.
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Old 06-23-2016, 05:01 PM   #5
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*hugs* I am so saddened to hear this. I lost my best friend several years ago, but when I close my eyes, I can still see her face and hear her voice. The grief never truly goes away, but you will carry a part of her spirit with you as long as you live. I think it is beautiful that you are naming the bus after her.
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Old 06-23-2016, 05:51 PM   #6
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Sorry for your loss, If you need anything from myself or the skoolie community. Whether that be time, insight, or some extra hands on the conversion. I'll volunteer my time, headed across the USA in mine soon let me know.
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Old 06-23-2016, 06:56 PM   #7
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Skunky Bus, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. At the same time I must say that you have a wonderful idea on naming your bus. What a nice tribute. If I/we can do anything to ease your pain please let us know. As mentioned I believe she will be traveling with you on your journey.
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Old 06-23-2016, 08:15 PM   #8
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Old 06-24-2016, 11:06 PM   #9
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I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Take it one day at a time; breathe in, breathe out, put one foot in front of the other. It will get better. You will one day hear them telling you that you're allowed to be happy and get on with your life agian.
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Old 06-25-2016, 04:07 PM   #10
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Old 06-28-2016, 08:04 AM   #12
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Prayers inbound to you, so sorry for your loss
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Old 07-03-2016, 08:55 AM   #13
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Words fail me at times like this. There is just nothing else to say. I am very sorry for your loss.
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